Join Dana Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Infringement remedies, part of Intellectual Property Fundamentals.
…What do you get if you prove infringement?…You might get a lot, damages can be $150,000 or more if…you can prove more and you can get attorney's fees as well.…So proving infringement can be lucrative and can help you…recover the losses that you suffered because of the infringement.…But again you have to privately enforce your rights, the government does…not do this for you merely because you have registered a copyright.…It's up to you to enforce those rights.…In addition, people who weren't the particular people responsible for…infringement can have liability as well, and this is important to…understand both as someone who might create a work as…well as someone who might create things that could possibly infringe.…
You could have liability for someone else infringing.…How is that possible?…Well copyright law wants to be broad, it wants to protect copyrights.…So the rule is that if you have had a benefit from an…infringement even if you didn't know about it you can actually be liable.…Swapmeets can be liable for the infringing products sold at the swapmeet.…
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- What is intellectual property?
- What is a copyright?
- How long do copyrights last?
- Trademarking your brand
- Trademark infringement
- Patenting your ideas
- Defending trade secrets<br><br>
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5. Rights of Publicity
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